Rep. Ken Buck told Axios he won't accept donations from their PACs, citing their "anticompetitive and monopolistic behavior."
Trump said donations to Republican committees would be supporting "Republicans in name only."
Trump’s Save America leadership political action committee took in $US31.2 million by the end of last year. The fund was created a few days following the election. Funds could help yield influence over the GOP as Trump heads towards an impeachment trial. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Former […]
Google says it has halted donations for lawmakers who objected to the US election result. A host of industry titans froze political contributions after rioters stormed the US Capitol. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Google says it will not donate to members of Congress this cycle who voted […]
Microsoft said it will not make political donations as it assess the “implications of last week’s events” following a siege of the US Capitol. After a violent, pro-Trump mob stormed into the US Capitol building, other firms like Facebook and JPMorgan said they would halt all political donations. “The PAC […]
President Donald Trump is creating a leadership political action committee, according to The New York Times. The PAC will be permitted to accept donations of up to $US5,000 a year from an unlimited number of people. Trump has refused to concede the 2020 election to President-elect Joe Biden and insisted […]
After weeks of speculation, the billionaire philanthropist and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg officially announced he was jumping into the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential-primary field. Bloomberg is capitalising on his estimated $US52 billion net worth to run a highly unusual campaign, planning to entirely self-fund his campaign and […]
Amazon spent $US1.45 million on lobbying efforts in the recent Seattle City Council election. Amazon’s primary target was Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, who has loudly and consistently criticised Amazon’s impact on its home town. The money went to a political action committee that supported candidates with business-friendly policies. Despite […]
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her congressional campaign are facing scrutiny over allegations that they violated campaign finance laws. In an FEC complaint, a conservative group alleged that Ocasio-Cortez’s team funneled PAC money through a corporation to evade campaign finance laws. Most election law experts say there’s no evidence that Ocasio-Cortez […]
A political action committee formed to challenge Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas released a political advertisement that torches his campaign slogan, “Tough as Texas.” In the ad, actor Sonny Carl Davis sits in a diner and recounts past examples of how Cruz lacked the gumption to forcefully stand up […]
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